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The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has declared 21 January of every year as the CAN National Day of Prayers for the persecuted Christians in Nigeria in honour of the late CAN Chairman in Michika Local Government of Adamawa State, Reverend Lawan Andimi, and other victims of terror and herdsmen attacks.
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has expressed its willingness to partner with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to improve dairy production in the country.
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) says it has concluded plans to establish laboratories in the six ge-opolitical zones for testing products and ensuring standardisation in the country.
The Minister, Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has expressed the readiness of the Ministry to form a strategic alliance with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), to improve on the agricultural development and provide employment for the teeming youths of the Niger Delta region.
Mr Saint Anakor, Special Assistant to Ebonyi Governor on Security and Utility (Capital City), has said that security personnel in the state are not exempted from the restriction on commercial motorcyclists from operating beyond 7 pm.
The Federal Capital Territory FCT Command of the Nigerian Police Force has arrested five Abuja residents who invaded the Wuse General Hospital with false claims of having contracted the Novel Coronavirus.
The Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) says it has started preliminary work on the review of the remuneration of political office holders.
President Muhammadu Buhari has reappointed Samuel Ankeli as his Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on Disability Matters.
Ekpata Gedoni, housemate in Big Brother Naija Season Four Edition ‘Pepper Dem Gang’ has been appointed Special Assistant to Gov. Benedict Ayade of Cross River.
A statement signed by the Special Assistant, Media and Public Relations (Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice), Dr. Umar Jibrilu Gwandu said: “The setting up of the paramilitary organization called “Amotekun” is illegal and runs contrary to the provisions of the Nigerian law.”
The state Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Linus Nkan who disclosed the target during a chat with newsmen in Uyo yesterday said the rapidly springing industries, attracted by the state government have really boosted the economy of the state.
No fewer than four persons were feared dead and several houses, including shops, were said to have been burnt when gunmen invaded Dan-Anacha village in Gassol Local Government Area of Taraba State.
The Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports Development has secured scholarship for two athletes from Anambra who were discovered at the last National Youth Games (NYG) in Ilorin, Kwara.
The Federal Government has dismissed reports claiming that there was a mass recall of ambassadors.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, yesterday, alleged that out-going Bayelsa State governor, Mr Seriake Dickson, colluded with the All Progressives Congress, APC, to lose the November 16, 2019, governorship election in Bayalsa, so that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, will not arrest him when he leaves government.
As part of her humanitarian activities of bringing succor to less privileged persons in Nigeria, First Lady, Dr. Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari has sent a delegation to Benin City, Edo state to present food items and other nutritious commodities to inpatients and outpatients currently receiving medical attention at various hospitals in the state.
Lagos Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency has shut down 20 health facilities in the month of January for non-compliance with regulatory standards.
Nigeria mourned on Sunday the 'untimely death' of footballer Kazeem Tiyamiyu locally known as Kaka after he was knocked down and killed by a car in an apparent hit-and-run.
A “bomb attack” on a rally in support of Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed injured nearly 30 people Sunday, a police official said, in the latest sign of instability ahead of elections in August.
The Lagos State Police Command has arrested members of ‘Aiye’ and ‘Eiye’ confraternity who engaged themselves in a battle for supremacy over the weekend at Iso Isu area of Ijora Badia.
“In his speech, Tamimi spoke at length about Rimi and his jihadi journey, and stated that Khalid bin Umar Batarfi is the new leader of AQAP,” it said.
The Democratic Republic of Congo must nearly halve government spending plans this year, the finance ministry said on Monday, in a blow to President Felix Tshisekedi’s much-touted anti-poverty schemes.
Students of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, have expressed concern over the poor learning conditions in the institution, describing them as terrible and nothing to write home about.
Rev. Nnimmo Bassey, an Environmental activist, has condemned the slow response of the Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) to the Feb. 3 oil leakage at its oilfields in Brass Local Government Area of Bayelsa
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, has sought the support of the Peoples Republic of China to end insecurity in Nigeria.
An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday remanded three suspects – Jahswill Iwe, William Eziyi and Friday Akpometaye – over alleged N166million fraud.